Facebook Connect is no Longer Available for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone Apps

Radu Tyrsina
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Facebook has changed its Graph API and as an effect of that, Facebook Connect features are no longer available for Windows apps, along with other services from Microsoft. Let’s have a look at some more details. 
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Microsoft has issued an official support note on its Office.com website, saying that Facebook has made an update to their Graph API that will impact Microsoft apps and services. As some of you probably know, Facebook’s Graph API is what Microsoft uses to connect your Microsoft account to Facebook.

Thus, Facebook Connect features will no longer be supported, and here’s the list of apps that will no longer support Facebook Connects features:

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  • Outlook.com Contacts
  • Outlook.com, Windows, Windows Phone and Office 365 Calendar sync
  • Windows 8.1 People app
  • Windows 8 People app
  • Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Calendar app
  • Windows 8 Photo Gallery and Movie Maker
  • Windows 8 Photos App
  • Windows Phone 7 and 8 People app
  • Windows Phone 7 and 8 OneDrive
  • Windows Phone 7 and 8 Photos
  • Windows Live Essentials Calendar and Contacts
  • OneDrive Online
  • Outlook Social Connector in Outlook 2013
  • Office 365 Outlook Web App

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